Major step forward to The National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham

The National College for High Speed Rail took a significant step forward this week as construction officially began on its two sites in Birmingham and Doncaster. The college will provide the specialist training, skills and qualifications required to build HS2 and future rail projects. The breaking-ground ceremony launched the official start of construction on the […]

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Tamar Bridge | Plymouth

Welcome to The Tamar Bridge, a respectful construction also responsible for carrying the traffic between Devon and Cornwall. Back to its opening in 1961, it was considered the longest suspension bridge in The UK. And also the first major one to be constructed after the Second World War. The Tamar Bridge was formally opened by the […]

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London Underground launches Night Tube map

London Underground (LU) today launched its official Night Tube map ahead of introducing its first all night Tube services in less than three months’ time. The new map has been designed to show customers clearly which Tube lines and stations will operate 24-hour services from the early hours of 12 September 2015, transforming night time […]

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Road tolls made easier in France for British motorists

  Now the company that is in charge of the new toll system on the Dartford Crossing in Kent is offering drivers who make regular trips through France a tag that reduces the need to fumble for change or cards at the péage. Sanef Tolling is supplying the Liber-T tag that automatically charges an account […]

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EcoRodovias Wins Contract to Operate Brazil’s Longest Bridge

Brazilian company EcoRodovias won a 30-year contract to operate the 13.2-kilometer (8.2-mile) bridge across Guanabara Bay connecting the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi, the longest span in Brazil. EcoRodovias submitted an offer at an auction at the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange setting tolls at 3.28 reais ($1) per vehicle, a price 36.67 percent below […]

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New Rainbow double decker to celebrate London’s diversity

Londoners and visitors to the Capital are set to board the world’s first rainbow bus in passenger service this week as Transport for London (TfL) and bus operator, Stagecoach London, team up to celebrate and support diversity in the city. With London being one of the most diverse cities in the world and the tourism […]

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The Follo Line project

Currently the largest transport project in Norway, the Follo Line Project will be the country’s largest twin tube rail tunnel. Its construction started in 2014 with completion planned to 2021 and it will compromise around 64 km of new railway tracks. The Follo Line will form the core part of InterCity development southwards from Oslo. The project […]

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Queensferry Crossing taking shape in the Forth during 2014

Three years into construction and 2014 has provided many striking moments in the story of building the Forth estuary’s newest bridge. Since construction began in 2011 much progress has been made in delivering the new crossing over the Forth, with the past year being the most visually striking on the project to date. Highlights include: […]

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60 years of the Routemaster bus

The much loved Routemaster went on to serve the capital over six decades and inspired the modern day version of this London icon – the New Routemaster – which has been in service since 2012. Today’s Google Doodle is the latest collaboration to mark Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Year of the Bus in partnership with […]

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China deals: The longest outdoor covered escalator system in the world

Maybe it’s just our personal curiosity but having a sneak peak at this amazing construction was really necessary. Photo:Rob Dann   With a population estimated in over 7 million people, Hong Kong has developed transport ways to make transit in the city more rapid, efficiency and why not to say attractive. Placed in one of […]

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